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party. tahman bradley, abc news. >>> the road to the white house runs through several battleground states. the way those states line-up will determine who wins the electoral college and the white house. katie marzullo is here to explain. >> reporter: this is how the electoral votes stack up now according to abc news with eight battleground states still undecided, those states appear in yellow. the fastest way for president obama to get back into the white house would be for him to win ohio, wisconsin and iowa. for mitt romney the path is longer. he would need to win florida, virginia also ohio and iowa. as you heard tahman bradley report, mitt romney keeping his campaign alive today, making stops in ohio and pennsylvania. romney says feels good about ohio, campaign watchers say that might show he knows that's a long shot. another state worth keeping an eye on is virginia. virginia is going to have some of the earliest returns. if president obama wins it, mitt romney has to win ohio or the race is over. the magic number 270 electoral votes. >> in san jose elections officials say so
of camp yaining for president. abc 7 news mark math use joins us from chicago. just outside mccormick place, this is where president obama will be tomorrow night today he and his republican rival were in the all-important swing states. president obama kicked things off before a fired up crowd of 18,000. >> you know that i'll fight for you and families as hard as i know how. you know that will happen. >> he's traveling with bruce springsteen all day. >> besides wisconsin the president hitting ohio, finishing in iowa. the last day included stops in florida, ohio and virginia. romney will finish up with kid rock in a large rally in new hampshire. the president will watching from here in chicago. security won't let us near it. we can't show you the hall being prepared for tomorrow night. we can tell you big donors are gathering tonight at gibbs yonz. one is san franciscoin gwyneth vitello. who met ob yaum during the first campaign. >> i wanted to be part of it. i mean, i figure i started off with him. i wanted to finish it. >> i still want to be here and support him regardless. i w
hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> here's a look at some of the other propositions californians are voting on prop 32 would stop unions and corporations from deducting money from paychecks to be used for political funding. prop 34 repealing the death personal, 36 revise three strikes law, 37 implement new food labeling requirements, genetic engineering, prop 38 competing tax measure against prop third we are posting real-time results -- prop 30. we are posting real-time results. >>> election day team coverage continues with katie marzullo. >> reporter: let's start in the peninsula, south bay, district 18, i want to point out, zero votes and zero percentage as soon as the polls close tonight at 8:00 we'll have real-time updates. in district 18, the -- [ unintelligible ] north and east district 3, former lt. governor, incouple , democrat, his challenger republican v ann businesswoman. -- one of the more interesting ones, district 15, no red, democrat vs. democrat, because of the new primary rules top two vote-getters go on to the elect -- to the election. pete stark elected in 1973, is the longest serv
precaution. we had to evacuate >> reporter: that building is the abc7 news studio and embarcadero closed between green and broadway. can you tell us when everything will be cleared up? >> it -- we are picking up now and open up everything momentarily. >> reporter: chief, thank you. good news out here. the incident lasting under an hour. scary gas leak that did force evacuations and road closures, now cleared. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> the mad dash to the finish line in the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney are crisscrossing critical swing states ahead of tomorrow's election. new polls show the race tighter than ever. t.j. winick is in chicago. >> reporter: a sign of how close the obama campaign believes this could be the president appeared in new hampshire which only has four electoral votes. >> the president: we are no longer relevant, we're props, because what's happened is now the campaign falls on these 25-year-old kids folking on doors, making calls. >> reporter: he was joined by bill clinton who mocked mitt romney's pitch. >> don't pay too much attentio
talks broke down. abc7 news reporter kyra clapper joins us live from the railly's in fremont with details on the walkout. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. this is the first walkout in the 77-year history of wailly's. it is over wages and retiree and health benefits facing cuts. they say it must reduce costs to become competitive. the union says it is a contract that erases decades of progress for grocery workers. at 6:00 a.m. three union members started their sunday in solidarity. forming a picket line in fremont because of what they say are unfair labor practices. >> we are starting to get a decent contract for the members. >> reporter: the dispute between railly and the workers union involves about 7,000 union members from grocery workers to meat cutters. 15 months of contract negotiations came to a head overnight and a midnight deadline came and went. >> hopefully this will send a message that you can take a little from people, but you can't take a lot. >> reporter: railly's and ufcw remain at odds over a proposed wage freeze and premium pay and health benefits. the
and are encouraged to do so right away probably today to get the paperwork going. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> 6:03. officials expect san francisco's city hall to open for business as usual after a small fire forced the building to be evacuated last night. firefighters used large fans to vent the smoke after an electrical fire broke out in the basement. the fire was contained to the area around an electrical panel it triggered an alarms and set off one sprinkler. deputies evacuated people who were attending a reception in the rotunda. terry mcsweeney will have more with a live report from city hall coming up. >>> in san francisco this morning police are looking for the man who slashed another man onboard a muni bus monday in the height ashbury neighborhood, two -- haight ashbury neighborhood. the suspect ran from the scene. he's believed to be in his 40s or 50s. >>> richmond will install four new cameras aimed at reducing crime in the 23rd street shopping area. police and community leaders are welcoming the new overhead cameras to be installed in the next couple of months those cameras were dona
in san jose, abc 7 news. >> sky p over the scene of breaking news south of brentwood where a person died in a fiery crash along the contra costa, alameda county line. the crash happened around 2:00 this afternoon. impacting the commute in that area with officers diverting traffic. we don't know how this accident happened. >> on to politics. down to final hours of the 2012 campaign. the president crisscrossed the mid west and the crowds turned out for the appearance in columbus, ohio. battle ground state many believe could decide the election. >> our fight goes on because america always does best. everybody does their fair share and plays by the same rules. that is what we believe and what you elected me in 2008 that. is why i'm running for second term of president of the united states. >> it's been a hectic day as well for mitt romney comp yaining in ohio, virginia and new hampshire after starting in orlando, florida. the republican saying the president failed to live up to his promises and urged supporters to get to polls tomorrow. >> we have one job left to, make certain everybody who
is taking a step back in time. how it could be threatened by cuts. abc 7 news at 4:00 starts right now. >> good afternoon, everybody, i'm layer kbreel. >> an apparent black friday shopping trip ended in a tragedy for a family. >> this morning an suv crashed into a chp vehicle, leaving two sisters dead. this was the scene from sky 7 hd. the crash left some lanes of highway 101 closed more than six hours. abc 7 news joins us live at the stanford medical center with more. john? >> larry two, victims from the crash are here at stanford. the mother, one daughter most severely injured. the other family members are in valley medical center in san jose. about an houring ao, some relatives came out and told us a second daughter passed away. the chp is not confirming that. this started out as a joyous shopping trip to buy gifts for the holiday as well as for a wedding that is now not going to happen. the family smashed lexus was on the side of highway 101 six hours, broken windows, air bags exposed. i along the freeway, gifts, clothes some still had price tags on them. family members tell ab
for the last vote. >> that's when you know you'll win. >>> getting ready for this historic night. our abc news political team here and reporting across the nation as tonight it is the vote, the big picture, election day in america. >>> good evening from the crossroads of the world, pulse of the nation, abc news election headquarters in times square on this historic day for democracy after one of the toughest elections ever, americans are choosing a president. and our great abc news team of analysts and experts have taken their posts eager to tell you would won, how and why throughout this evening. >>> and it is "your voice, your vote." it will be lighting up our maps here at election headquarters. and we also thank you all day long. you have sent us pictures proving how much you care about this vote and we saw you lining up before dawn in virginia, braving lines, rain in florida, children in tow and even guys with surfboards and bare feet as in chicago a woman who went to the polls while in labor then went on to the hospital. >>> talk about the candidates in these last moments, the two men who
of wisconsin. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, bill weir and tonight, juju chang in new york city, this is fwhl until, november 2nd, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm juju chang. in the five days since superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, those caught in its path are still reeling from the magnitude of the crisis. we now know the storm took the lives of at least 105 people, and caused an estimated $50 billion in damage and knocked out power to 8.5 million initially and 3.6 million people still remain in the dark tonight. and late today, in new york city, the largest marathon in the world was canceled for the first time ever in its 42-year history, following days of outrage at the specter of precious resources being deployed away from relief efforts. not far from the starting blocks for the marathon, staten island is a wasteland of destruction. >> within seconds, my street was getting flooded with water. >> reporter: jennifer has been staying at this hilton garden inn since the storm forced her to evacuate. >> they didn't have jackets, th
. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 13th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well the twists just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really is who's helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her detractors are harsh saying 37-year-old jill kelly of tampa is nothing more than a name-dropping, social-climbing, bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well, i certainly think wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general joh
relatives coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00. >> santa clara county prosecutors revealed they're considering charging a 15-year-old as an adult following a crime spree. he was arrested on friday. police believe the teenager teamed up with this man, a 26-year-old johna kran dawson willbanks in at least four robberies. the police suspect him of killing a man and wounding a police officer chasing them on november 16th ooj residents now have their say in a selection of a new police chief. tonight is the first in a series of meeting as louing community members to tell city kg.!at they want in a new chief. current chief chris moore is stepping down after a challenging two years on the job marked by resource cuts and a rise in violent crime. the meeting is at 6:30 at the community center. >> a jewelry store owner fired a two armed men who stormed into the shop this morning in a strip mall at story and king road around 10:is a. a manhunt is now ton for two men. wayne freedman will have more in a live report coming up on abc news tonight at 6:00. >> san francisco general hospital is joining laigs of
>> it's coming. abc news is live in marin county now with a look at what they're doing there. mark? >> in the marin headlands wind just beginning to pick up at 70 miles per hour gusts. this is a concern. the coming storms but the key right now is the ground is not saturated from an earliez"; ra, so people here are not expecting runnoff to be a big problem. >> in san rafael, linda krueger started the day filling sandbags in a fire station. >> we just had the house painted and we've got seepage and water. i just want to get it away from the house. >> the chief says putting bags and sand out is routine this time of the year. >> we've provided opportunities for them to acquire sand materials and wags, should they so desire at a couple fire stations which is our normal winter operating procedures. >> in northern san rafael, leaves are falling. jefr brooks figured this will be the time to clean out gutter autos pineapple express. i consider them lightly. >> out in front of the house a tee trimming crew was cutting down branches. >> here inds% marin county we have 15 crews roaming this,
desert this weekend. we're live in san mateo county abc 7 news. >> tragic, necessary is how jurors describe a decision to convict a former school principal today for failing to rrt a case of suspected child abuse involving a teacher. she wept as the judge read the verdict. the 36-year-old was principal at ob whaley elementary. an 8-year-old student told her a teacher blind fold ld her and put a strange substance in her mouth. >> he needed to be held accountable. we needed tibl to send a message to the rest of the mandatory reporters in the community that their obligation is report not investigate. >> she will not go to jail. the judge sentenced her to six months probation, a $602 fine and 100 hours of community service. jurors say she must face consequences. >> she didn't do what she knew she should do. she had a suspicion. she didn't act on it. and consequences were abombinable. >> teacher is facing charges of lewd conduct with five students. >> oakland police are searching for over the scene today, tonight say two men tried to get away from officers both ran after they crashed. p
way and food max. that's the latest from fremont. abc7 news. >> all right. crossing those lines has got to be a difficult decision. thank you. >> in other news this morning, a firefighter is hospitalized after being injured battling a fire that affected four businesses last night. it was on mcdonald avenue and marine away. flames quickly spread, forceth evacuation of an aa meeting taking place. crews say the building was completely on fire when they first arrived so they called for extra help. it took about a an hour and a half to bring things under control. the injured firefighter hurt his back. >>> and look at this apartment fire in san rafael yesterday with flames shooting through the roof and out the window of an upper-floor apartment. you can so a barge crew that was dredging nearby san rafael creek go to work. first they tried shoveling water and mud on the fire but couldn't quite reach it. then the operator pulled the barge closer and another worker sprayed water on the flames until fire crews arrived. neighbors and firefighters thanked the barge crew for their quick action.
francisco, terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >> i think truman was president back then. >> reporter: the end of the -- i think you are right, it was truman. i think you are right, thank you. >> no, thank you. >>> we told you that the polling places are open back east in is a polling center in virginia you see the line waiting to cast ballots. virginia is one of the swing state fast decide today's election. president obama and mitt romney have campaigned hard in that state. abc7 news will have live team coverage of today's election. here's our schedule: special early edition of abc7 news atid2rç 3:00, live reports from the obama and romney campaign headquarters. world news will be on at 3:30. followed by live election coverage at 4:00. local results start coming in at 8:00, followed by abc news primetime coverage at 8:30, then complete results on abc7 news at 11. the moment the polls close you can get real-time results on abc7news.com. we'll have live updates all night at facebook.com/abc7news and through twitter. >>> new york and new jersey authorities promise voters will not be denied thei
reviewed by abc news, show that jill kelley and her husband have been sued at least nine times. and faced foreclosure on their home. the kelley home also served as office for a charity she and her husband, a doctor once set up for cancer victims which spent tens of thousand of dollars on travel, meals and entertainment. all of it raised lots of questions about the two generals and their connections to the tampa housewife. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> making a prediction, real housewives of tampa will be on bravo within the next 18 monu m. saying it. >> seems like a candidate. described as a nice, bored, rich, social it. >> that's, thus the show. telling you. calling it. heard it here first, "world news now." >> double in on the bet with my cough drops. >> boom, we both get paid. beautiful. >>> president obama will certainly face questions about the petraeus scandal during his new conference which happens late tire day at 1:30 eastern time. abc news, we will be providing live coverage with diane sawyer and george stephanopoulos. >>> there is a warning abut new fallout from hurricane
on prop 30. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> after a final cross-country tour of swing states president obama heads into today's election with a slim lead in the latest poll, mitt romney remains competitive and could still unseat him. tahman bradley joins us from romney headquarters in boston. >> reporter: mitt romney will take that stage behind me tonight giving what he hopes is his victory steve. today he is out campaigning, -- victory speech. today he is out campaigning. the most expensive presidential race in history is now in the hands of voters, mitt romney not done, making two more campaign stops today in ohio and pennsylvania after casting his ballot this morning in massachusetts. the campaign added a few stops knowing their path to victory is more narrow than president obama's. overnight romney held his final rally. >> your votes and your work here will help me become the next president of the united states. >> reporter: also last night, the former massachusetts governor appeared on monday night football where he told chris berman he deserves credit for the championships won by
.k live in boston, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> thank you. we'll check back with you throughout the afternoon and evening. a rare sight in cleveland, ohio. vice president biden's plane parked on the other side of an air field not far from two romney campaign planes. they all visited at the same time. the winner won the presidency 12 times in a row. vice president biden's stop was not announced before it happened. he and his wife jill posed for pictures and had lunch in a popular spot called landmark restaurant. this is biden's 22 trip to ohio. the campaign says it was planned for some time. biden is now in chicago. >> as you said mr. obama spending election day in chicago. mark matthews with more on the day and some bay area members of his campaign. >> they arrived this morning after a flurry of last minute campaigning throughout several battle ground states. in his old chicago neighborhood of hid park he stopped by a campaign office to thank volunteers. >> we've got to round up the votes. >> did he phone calling himself. >> you've got to tell the team i appreciate it. >> then,
are without power. reporting live in sonoma county, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thanks very much. in marin county crews are on stand by for the theks several days. storm drains were cleared, but a few areas experienced the usual high tide flooding. the concern now is that local creeks could over flow and flood. >>> well take a look at the flooding in mill valley. they are sitting in water because the heavy rained combined with high tide is a common problem here. >> in the east bay the ground was saturated just enough in martinez to topple this tree on brown street. pg&e made repairs and the street is open once again tonight. >>> and a downed tree caused major back ups. heavy rain and fog made it so difficult to see that the chp slowed down to keep drivers safe. cal trans is keeping a close eye along eye 1. it it has chronic problems during heavy rain and it is not the only one either. heather ishimaru is live in daly city where the flooding is a worry there as well. heather? >> reporter: dan, this is the daly city vet that was inundated by mud a couple weeks ago. here the slide covered the road.
push is on. the latest polls show it is a very tight race. abc news washington post poll shows president obama with a one-point lead over mitt romney and another poll shows the candidates in a dead heat with 48% each. and with time running out, both candidates are spending the last few hours making their pitch to voters. >> reporter: a frantic pace for mitt romney and president obama in the final stretch kris crossing the swing states. mitt romney, 14 stops in seven states and president obama 14 stops in eight states. the latest abc news washington post poll shows that the race is essentially deadlocked. 40 money% of likely voters support obama and 48% romney. >> the candidates and their running mates all made stops in the critical battle ground state of ohio. of course they had dual messages for voter. >> i know what real change looks like. it is because i fought for it. it is because i delivered it. we can't give up on it now. >> you would hope president obama would give up to his promise to bring people together to solve big problems. but huey hasn't. but he hasn't, and i wi
. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00 on your side. >> we have new and disturbing information coming to light in connection with the resignation of david petraeus. >> now the focus is on the alleged mistress and a harassment claim investigated by the fbi. richard, the woman at the center of thisthat is right. she is david petraeus's biographer. she is a 40-year-old army officer with a husband and two children who spent more than a year interviewing him for her book. broadwell was sending harassing e-mail's to petraeus's associates including another woman. >> the fbi was investigating her -- his biographer. >> it ended up being difficult for both of us. >> it began after one or more complaints from petraeus's associates. abc news says in the course of their investigation they discovered e-mail. >> it is a tragedy for the nation, a tragedy for the organization, a tragedy for the petraeus family. >> the fbi was initially concerned that security had been breached. but petraeus and broadwell were simply having an affair, irresponsible behavior in the view of some subordinates. >> i
this election. >> taking back america. >> and we have a new abc news poll. who is ahead tonight? >>> aftershocks, thousands in the storm zone trying to stay warm and no power, no heat. even the marines are flying in to help as a blustery new storm is barreling toward the already battered community. >>> and how will the damage from the superstorm and threat of a new storm change this election? tonight, as americans get ready to vote, our abc news political team out in force here and across the battleground states as "world news" begins tonight. >>> and good evening from our election headquarters in times square, the crossroads of the world, and take a look because this map will be lighting up soon with the results of "your voice, your vote" as it comes in. the voting begins just hours from now. in this room our powerhouse abc news political team will be at their posts for a night of drama and surprises as america gets ready to elect a president. and right now we have a brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll, which shows a late game surge for president obama polling ahead by three points. will
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county now checking in with abc 7 news with the situation there. >> rains:xon here have been stey but no huge deluges of rain or gusts of wind or anything to deal with. and it has not been that much of a cold rain until a half hour ago, it's been warm here. still, it's a great idea making sure have you rain jackets on. and to make sure you carry your umbrella. right now, traffic moving along as you'd expect on a friday evening. it's packed and slow moving and the rain has another layer, we did not see crashes or fender benders so seems like drivers are taking time so far for the last hour and a half rain raz has not been coming down in buckets but has been steady. i understand it there are bands of rain forecast to come through here, as the evening goes along, and as of course, the evening sets in, it will be colder. reporting live,. >> a tense situation because of the weather tonight. residents don't want to get stuck in the mud, again that. is what could happen. abc 7 is live in that neighborhood tonight with the latest there. >> officials came by about an hour ago when there wa
to atlantic city to bring us back perspective. >> reporter: charley crowson for abc2 news reporter in atlantic city to give yoi and -- you an idea how bad it was and how fortunate we were to miss the full force of the storm when it made landfall two days ago. we are in front of the waterside apartments off the shoreline. a number of windows completely torn out.are apartment building not very many people there right now as the cleanup continues. the houses over here are not a window left in any of them. we talked to a cruetor who was brought in -- contractor who was brought in cleaning up one of the house and doesn't know if the owner will rebuild. we are walking along the atlantic city boardwalk. this is the new look of it at least for now. this is where the boardwalk ends once again sandy taking it out completely from where we stand on up to the north. and the city says they will rebuild this but as for the houses, that's going to be left up to the homeowners. what the insurance companies decide if they want to risk something like this happening again. >> i know you had a chance to talk to so
tonight? >> it could be anybody. >>> breaking polygamy. a year-long abc news investigation puts a secret world in the spotlight. and tonight, we have news about the man controlling thousands of people from his prison cell. >>> and, behind the photo. why people around the globe are talking about the police officer and the man with no shoes. >>> good evening. we begin with the summit between two fierce rivals. president obama, opening the white house doors today, to the man who had once hoped to move in there as president himself. take a look. there they were, standing in the oval office, the president and governor mitt romney. they would spend more than an hour at a private lunch and everyone was wondering if somehow, they would agree to work together on america's fiscal crisis. our jonathan karl has been on the phone today to find out what happened. >> reporter: it wasn't the way mitt romney wanted to arrive at the white house. over the gaze of the oval office portrait of abraham lincoln, known for his team of rivals, romney and obama met alone for an hour. by all accounts, much more cor
>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good monday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. i hope you had a great holiday weekend. >> absolutely. now that the countdown to christmas officially begins, thanksgiving, black friday behind us, now the real season. >> and our waistlines, little reprieve until christmas? >> not much. see you in the new year. >>> retailers look at their profit pictures. >>> members of the senate go back to work today on capitol hill where lawmakers are in the middle of a battle over the so-called fiscal cliff. so will republicans break a pledge over raising taxes? a decade's long pledge? >> now you see a little wiggle room. everyone, came out strong. now getting done to nitty-gritty of compromise here. perhaps backtracking here. get something done. look for language difference between tax rates and tax revenue as the debate moves forward there. >>> also this morning, the promises made to students by private for-profit colleges. did recruiters know and bend the truth about the job market to lure students to sign up fo
broke that sent 50,000 gallons of water into the neighborhood uk see here, right. abc 7 news is live with more. >> well, i just spoke to a city official. what they will do is every time it rains they will come out here to check the area. >> neighbors know the city has done all it can to keep the snoil place sh surrounding the park with hey bails and securing jute netting for controls. any runnoff coming from the hill will be diverted to this drain. straw waddles and boulders will keep debris from clogging that drain. city officials don't want to see a repeat of the disaster. after a water line broke neerks the top of the hill. neighbors say they can help feeling nervous. >> this is that mudslide coming down again, you know, what will happen, again. >> there are two pieces of equipment here, one behind me, a second one in west lake. police, i'm told will be patrolling the area, crews on stand by tonight and the weekend. i'm flif daily city, abc 7 news. >> san francisco international airport is recovering from weather-related delays. dozens of flights were cancelled because of a storm.
home. live in san francisco, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> abc7 news and bay area fire departments have joined forces to prevent casualties from fires and carbon monoxide poisonings. it is intended to increase awareness in bay area homes. it is part of the abc7's prepare norcal. go to operation 7 save a life on our website. look under see it on tv. new details on the deadly crash on highway 50 in el dorado county. the toyota prius cropped four lanes of traffic and hit a mini-van. four people were killed. three of the victims are from an oakland family. 38-year-old su and 39-year-old zhou all died in the prius in the sh extra. 10-year-old eli sai -- elia survived. in the mini-van nora elizabeth temple died. several survived. some people believe a slower speed limit could save lives. >> probably just need to slow it down. get it to slow down. >> it was 55 and then recently in the last couple years they raised it to 65. it is dangerous and scary. >> we spoke with family members who said the funeral for the oakland victims will be december 5th in san lorenzo. >>> the thanks
. live in san francisco, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> abc7 news and bay area fire departments have joined forces to prevent casualties from fires and carbon monoxide poisonings. it is intended to increase awareness in bay area homes. it is part of the abc7's prepare norcal. go to operation 7 save a life on our website. look under see it on tv. new details on the deadly crash on highway 50 in el dorado county. the toyota prius cropped four lanes of traffic and hitmini-va. mini-van. four people were killed. three of the victims are from an oakland family. 38-year-old su and 39-year-old zhou all died in the prius in the sh extra. 10-year-old eli sai - elia survived. in the mini-van nora elizabeth temple died. several survived. some people believe a slower speed limit could save lives. >> probably just need to slow it down. get it to slow down. >> it was 55 and then recently in the last couple years they raised it to 65. it is dangerous and scary. >> we spoke with family members who said the funeral for the oakland victims will be december 5th in san lorenzo. >>> the t
of a liking natural gas line. that's what an abc news crew found yesterday. in the hard hit community of seaside heights, new jersey. residents were -- none too pleased though at the response. >> i don't know why there is not more trucks here right now. i mean, this is where we took the main shot. this is it. like, where, where were all the gas trucks. you got down the block. we got down the block. why can't we get gas trucks down the block. >> the fear is that a single spark could cause a devastating explosion and fire, like we saw earlier. the utility companies say they're doing whatever they can to make everything safe. the first responders really are working tirelessly to help. but they have got to,000 get theget -- but they have got to get there. no threat to life. property. hard to believe when they're living with the hissing sound of gas. >> got to get there. >> please. >> a plan in the works to secure the huge crane that sandy left dangling from a manhattan high rise. 90 stories up. everyone familiar with the shot. look at that. >> yep. engineers determined the crane is secur
in the height of the storm. the dramatic rescue in the nick of time and it is caught on tape. >>> an abc news investigation, why a group of activists could be watching you at the polls. watching you closely. maybe intimidating you a little bit. >> that's a very telling story there too. the polls. fun neap. all most seems like martial law. team of investigators. department of justice sending monitors. monitors monitoring the monitors. >> lawyers. >> you have this group monitoring the polls, the lawyers. so it's going to be a messy tuesday, that's for sure. >> can we just vote in peace? >> that would be nice. >> and sing kumbaya? >> that would be nice. >> campaigning, planning, weeks of barnstorming, the battleground states come down to one day, manana, tomorrow. >> finally here, folks. election eve. 2012. one day to go. and for a look at how the candidates are spending the final hours, we turn to abc's reporter preeti arla. good morning to you. >> good morning, rob and paula. it is expected to be a photo finish. and both side are trying to get the edge by racing from swing state to swing state
cents over the past two weeks. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> breaking news, sores are reporting cal has fired head football coach. details will be announced today. source tells at associated press it is a done deal he's coming off his worst season in 11 years, 3-9 record. during his time he won a cal record of 82 games and share of a conference title. he's still owed nearly seven million dollars with three years left on his contract. we'll have more on abc7news.com and this afternoon on abc7 news at 4:00. >>> adding to all the rain news, several water main breaks around the bay area this morning. right now in east san jose workers are trying to fix a broken line near story road and lynndale avenue customers have been without water since 8 this morning, work is blocking westbound -- lane of story road. broken main on brucester and warren water gush -- gushinging into the streets this morning. fire -- [ unintelligible ] >> customers in pittsburg waiting for their water to come back after a break there. the city says crews had to dig a big hole near west 11th and cutter. residents should h
francisco. abc7 news reporter is at the route where streets are being blocked off in preparation. >> that's right, carolyn. good morning to you. we are on market and second in downtown san francisco. actually second is being blocked off as we speak. preparations are just beginning right now at 9:00 a.m. that is actually the coast guard auxiliary. they are the first float in the parade and they have arrived right on time to start setting up here in the staging area. let's get you to our video of previous years of this parade. this year is the 93rd veteran's day parade in san francisco. the parade will honor, of course, all soldiers from all wars. but organizers say they will pay special attention to vets of the iraq and afghanistan wars this year. about 50 of whom are expected to participate in today's parade. there also will be a group of about 100 homeless veterans marchs, as well as dignitaries, including mayor edwards lee. we spoke with richard. this is his second veteran's day parade in san francisco. he said it's an honor to be in the united states coast guard auxiliary. he said toda
francisco, john alston, abc news. >> and in daly city people are cleaning up from a massive flood and mudslide. here is where it happened. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live with new details and new concerns from the city. cornell? >> carolyn, it is a muddy mess in the neighborhood. and with rain in the forecast, there is a new push from city hall here in daly city to protect homes from a new potential mudslide. >> it began with a wall of water and mud cascading down a hill this morning into this daly city neighborhood. for city crews it is now a race against time to clean up the mud before it starts raining. nadia fears it could happen again. >> we are just worried about another avalanche. just worried if it rains and if it comes down again there will be major flooding. >> they have a plan to keep it from leaving hillside park. joy over the neck three days we are going to be winterizing the park. we will be putting bails of hey out to absorb moisture and mud that may be traveling down the hillsides again. we will be putting in sandbags and doing everything we can to secur
watching to think about what they can give. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> disney is donating two million dollars to the red cross as part of today's day of giving. samsung is getting involved. matching today's donations up to three million dollars. for viewer donations made to the american red cross, abc day of giving you can text abc to 9099 to give $10 to the relief efforts. you can also call 1-800-help-now. >>> today is the final day before americans go to the polls tomorrow and the presidential candidates are on a mad dash through critical swing states. katie marzullo is live with the latest on that. >> reporter: quick note, superstorm sandy does have an impact on the election. organizers are being hopeful there won't be a major disruption for voters tomorrow in new york and new jersey they are hustling to get generators in place and set up new polling places. the candidates' attention focused in the battleground states, namely ohio. president obama and mitt romney will both be in columbus today. the state has chosen the winner the last 12 presidential elections. yesterday the presid
the republicans are hoping is a celebration. in boston, laura anthony, abc-7 news. >> carolyn: here's our schedule for reporting election results. we'll have a special area from the campaignncluding live headquarters. abc's world news with diane sawyer will air followed by elux results, and then abc news primetime coverage at 8:30. we'll have a complete wrapup at 11:00. and you can get real-time results on abc7news.com the moments the polls close. we'll have live updates here and at facebook.com/abc news. >> a big important day tomorrow. the weather should be a great day to vote. we had record temperatures today. let's talk to sandy. she has a look at the radar. >> if you look at live doppler 7hd right now, the skies are clear. as we look at the doppler and offshore flow, provided us with the warmth today. we set nearly a dozen records. oakland airport and sfo, degrees, and moffet field, 83. san jose, 84. gilroy, 90. salinas airport, 96. and hollister, 91 today. i'll be back to let you know if this record-breaking heat will repeat again for election day, and talk about major changes coming later t
yet to be recovered. mark matthews, abc7 news. >>> the storm has caused a lot of power outages around the bay area and santa cruz mountains. 2700 customers without electricity in the north bay. nearly 800 on the peninsula. in the east bay about 500 people. 400 in the south bay. in the suz mountains, 2,000 homes -- in the santa cruz mountains 2,000 homes and businesses in the dark down from 20,000 without power this morning. >>> big tree taken by the storm in san francisco causing a traffic headache. tomas roman is on that street. -- >> reporter: we are on buchanan crews have been chopping up this tree trying to open lanes of pine street here near buchanan the tree fell over 9:15 this morning. residents we spoke to say it sounded like a huge thud blocked all three lanes of pine beautiful buchanan landed on this mercedes whose owner told us she bought the car three months ago. the tree looks to have shallow roots which is common for this type of tree. it also makes it vulnerable to high winds. we spoke to the owner of that mercedes, she said she called the city to find out if the city o
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